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Culture and sport

With numerous major cultural and sporting events there are things going on all year round, for every season, in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

Nearly 20,000 sports facilities

CYCLING

  • Mythical routes through preserved natural sites
  • 1,350 km of cycle route

MOTOR SPORTS

  • The Nevers Magny-Cours and Villars-sous-Ecot race tracks with their international meetings
  • Dijon-Prenois, Bresse, Auxois-Sud race tracks

SKIING

  • Every year Bourgogne-Franche-Comté hosts the Nordic Combined World Cup
  • 1 national Nordic skiing centre
  • 2 ideal family resorts: Les Rousses and Métabief

GOLF

In the heart of the Jura nature park, around
prestigious châteaux, at the foot of the ballon
des Vosges, among meadows, vineyards and
woodlands, 31 golf courses offer varied difficulties whatever your handicap.

Nordic skiing at Mont d’Herba in the Haut-Doubs ©Julie HANN / Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Tourisme

Hôtel Golf Château de Chailly

Major professional teams

FOOTBALL

  • AJ Auxerre
  • DFCO (Dijon)
  • FC Sochaux-Montbéliard

BASKET

  • Elan Chalon
  • JDA Dijon Basket

 

HANDBALL

  • Cercle Dijon Bourgogne
  • Dijon Bourgogne HB
  • Entente Sportive Bisontine féminine et masculine

 

DFCO ©Vincent POYER/ DFCO

Culture all year round

STRUCTURES AND CONVIVIAL SPACES

Zénith and Auditorium in Dijon, Commanderie in Dole, Besançon Franche-Comté national dramatic centre, Franche-Comté national choreography centre at Belfort, Chalon-sur-Saône national centre for street arts, Dijon Bourgogne Theatre, etc.

CONTEMPORARY ART

Consortium and Regional Contemporary Art Fund
(FRAC) in Dijon, Besançon Cité des Arts

MUSEUMS

  • L’Hôtel-Dieu of Hospices de Beaune/li>
  • Besançon and Dijon museums of fine arts
  • Niépce Museum at Chalon-sur-Saône
  • Courbet Museum at Ornans
  • “Aventure Peugeot” Museum at Montbéliard
  • Muséoparc Alésia at Alise-Sainte-Reine

CULTURAL EVENTS TO DISCOVER

  • Beaune International Thriller Film Festival
  • Entrevues Belfort International Film Festival
  • Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema
  • Eurockéennes at Belfort, Chalon street festival, Haut-Jura music festival, international festival of baroque opera at Beaune, musical encounters of Vezelay, The Christmas lights of Montbéliard, Besançon international classical music festival, D’jazz in Nevers, etc.

Les Eurockéennes de Belfort, Rock festival ©René Garcia

Le Consortium (Dijon) ©Vincent Arbelet